Strategic Workforce Planning That Gets the Right Person in the Right Job


Authors: Dan L. Ward, Rob Tripp
Pub Date: January 2013
Print Edition: $32.95
Print ISBN: 9780814432471
Page Count: 304
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814432488

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Table of Contents


Preface: Rob Tripp and Dan L. Ward with Bill Maki v


Dan L. Ward

The Origins of Workforce Planning 3

James W. Walker

How Long Has This Been Going On? 9

Dan L. Ward

The Evolution of Strategic Workforce Planning Within

Government Agencies 18

Alex G. Manganaris


Rob Tripp

It’s Not Just Data: Workforce Planning and Change Management 29

Robert D. Motion

Strategic Workforce Planning at Boeing 42

Dianna Peterson and Tina Krieger

The Role of Workforce Planning in Mergers and Acquisitions 51

Mary Boudreaux Carroll

Workforce Planning: Does It Hurt Enough to Begin? 62

David Howerton

When Workforce Planning Worlds Collide 69

Jeff Buchmiller

Workforce Planning in China 79

Naomi Stanford

Workforce Strategies for High-Growth Markets 93

James David Eyring and Alison Romney Eyring

Strategic Workforce Planning in the Federal Government:

A Work in Progress 110

Marta Brito Perez

Strategic Workforce Planning: Vital Tips for Professionals in

the Public Sector 118

Rachel Bangasser

Do as I Say, Not as I Do! 128

Laura Chalkley

SWP: A Rigorous Simulation Optimization Approach 135

Marco Better, Fred Glover, Dave Sutherland, and Manuel Laguna

Wisdom on Workforce Planning 165

Peter Howes

Pioneering New Business Frontiers: Unaware of What

“Shouldn’t” Be Done 186

Dan Hilbert


Rob Tripp

The Rise of Talent Analytics 203

Jeremy Shapiro and Thomas H. Davenport

Workforce Analytics 213

Leo Sadovy and Christian Haxholdt

Predicting Analytics 231

Amit B. Mohindra and J. Allan Brown


Dan L. Ward

Disrupting the Future 251

Jac Fitz-enz

Workforce Planning Across the Great Divide 258

John Boudreau and Ian Ziskin

Plan Your Own Development: It’s Up to You to Build Your

Leadership Skills 270

Steve Arneson

The Future Targets or Outcomes of HR Work: Individuals,

Organizations, and Leadership 276

Dave Ulrich

Postlude 285

Dan L. Ward

Index 291

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